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An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness, (Cassettes) - Kay Redfield Jamison, Random House Audio, 1995 -- This is the revelation of Jamison's own struggle since childhood with manic-depression and how it has shaped her life. 2 cassettes.

Breaking the Silence - Mariette Hartley, and Ann Commire, Publishing Mills -- The daughter of alcoholic parents, popular TV actress Mariette Hartley breaks the silence on such problems as emotional frigidity, an abusive first husband, and her own battle with alcohol, in her autobiography. 2 cassettes.

Driven to Distraction - Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., and John J. Ratey, M.D., Simon and Schuster, 1995 -- Attention Deficit Disorder is one of the fastest-growing and most controversial psychiatric diagnoses of today. In this new audio, two Harvard psychiatrists who are themselves living with ADD explain its symptoms, causes and the proven methods for overcoming its devastating effects. 2 cassettes.

Goldman's Anatomy - Glenn Savan, Publishing Mills, 1993 -- The bestselling author of White Palace offers the story of an unlikely pair of friends whose on-again, off-again relationship has lasted since high school. A riveting study of the depths of love. 2 cassettes.

How to Heal Depression, Cassette Version - Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D. and Peter McWilliams, Prelude Press; 1996 -- The first companion to the eighteen-year bestseller, How to Survive the Loss of a Love, this clear, simply-written program explains what depression is, what causes it, and what the most effective treatments are. 3 cassettes.

Learned Optimism - Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D., Simon & Schuster (Audio) , 1991 -- (cassettes) An esteemed psychologist demonstrates that by retraining our thinking habits, we can develop an optimistic outlook and achieve the happiness and success that may be missing from our lives.

Listening To Prozac, Cassettes - Peter D. Kramer, M.D., Simon & Schuster Audio, 1994 -- A psychiatrist explores some of the implications of anti-depressants, and especially of Prozac's unusual effects on the personality. Kramer also discusses the recent research on depression, as well as several other issues which seem linked to depression.

The Quiet Room; A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness (cassette) - Lori Schiller, Amanda Bennett, Warner Books, 1996 -- The electrifying story of a young woman's nightmarish 15-year descent into schizophrenia and her courageous battle to regain her real world. 2 cassettes.

Sights Unseen (cassettes) - Kaye Gibbons, Simon & Schuster (Audio) -- From the author of Charms for an Easy Life comes the story of a family caught in the grip of a mother's erratic and frightening behavior. 2 cassettes.

Simple Abundance : Living by Your Own Lights - Sarah Ban Breathnach, Time Warner Audio Books, December 1, 1998 -- Leading the listener on a journey of spiritual self-discovery, Sarah Ban Breathnach illuminates the principles of Gratitude, Simplicity, Order, Harmony, Beauty and Joy, and provides simple exercises to beautify one's inner self and environment. 2 cassettes.

Waking Up, Alive : Life Lessons from Survivors of Suicide Attempts (cassette) - Richard A. Heckler, Sounds True -- Every year in the U.S., more than 30,000 people will commit suicide, while more than 5 million Americans will survive a suicide attempt.On this audio, Dr. Heckler breaks the taboo of silence surrounding this most personal of tragedies, while offering fascinating life lessons from 14 people who had sentenced themselves to death--and lived to tell about it. 2 cassettes.

Welcome to My Country (cassette) - Lauren Slater, Random House Audio, 1996 -- Slater takes the listener on a mesmerizing journey into her work with troubled psychiatric cases. With great humor, humanity, and insight, she makes us feel closer to understanding the foreign and frightening world of the schizophrenic, the depressed, the catatonic, the suicidal. Simultaneous hardcover release from Random House. 2 cassettes.

What You Can Change and What you Canít (cassettes) - Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D. , Simon & Schuster (Audio), 1994 -- The bestselling author of Learned Optimism gives listeners the skills to change what they can and the ability to cope with what they can't. He explains the cause of the problem, the degree of changeability, and the comparative success of available options.

You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! : A Self-Help Audio Program for Adults With Attention Deficit Disorders/Cassettes - Kate Kelly , Peggy Ramundo , Simon & Schuster Audio -- The first practical self-help guide for Attention Deficit Disorder is now available in audio. The authors offer the first friendly and practical guide to identifying, understanding and managing the dynamics of ADD in adults. 2 cassettes.

Modified November 18, 2005

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